Neko Case Cougar-Rama Muscle Car ‘Splosion Benefit Raffle Begins!

March 3, 2011 | 826 Blog Post

Musician Neko Case has given 826 the keys to the ultra-cool, stunningly beautiful 1967 Mercury Cougar pictured on the cover of her Grammy-nominated album Middle Cyclone, and YOU could be the lucky one who ends up behind the wheel! That’s right, friends. See that gorgeous car up there? That could be YOURS. Picture yourself cruising behind the wheel of THAT sweet ride.

Enter today and you could drive off with not just Neko’s beloved ’67 Mercury Cougar, but a slew of other awesome prizes including:

  • An Epiphone PR-5E acoustic/electric guitar signed by members of the
    Speaking Clock Revue including Elton John, Elvis Costello, Dr. Ralph Stanley,
    Leon Russell, and T Bone Burnett
  • Neko’s very own 1966 Gretsch “Silver Duke” Guitar signed by Michael Stipe (REM), Black Thought, Jimmy Fallon, John Wesley Harding, T Bone Burnett, Britt Daniel (Spoon), and many more
  • A Carr amplifier with a Rambler extension cabinet
  • A collection of pre-selected vinyl records from Sub Pop Records.

Call (415) 730-7526 to enter, phone lines are open M­­–F: 1pm–8pm, or visit Neko’s website for mail or fax entry information. For more details and photos of the car and prizes, and the official rules, visit
Neko’s website.

* AND as an extra special bonus, for all raffle ticket purchases over $100 we’ll send you a signed copy of Zeitoun by Dave Eggers (for reading on your many road trips).

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